Merel Keijzer has been appointed Professor of Linguistics & English as a Second Language at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen as of 1 January 2019.
Merel Keijzer performs her research on second language acquisition and bilingualism, with a special focus on multilingualism and aging. What is the best way (for the elderly) to learn English and can English learning have a positive effect on (mental) health? In her new position as Professor she will focus on developing education in the field of English linguistics and English language development, from primary school to bilingual secondary education, as well as conduct research into existing English language methods, language education to the elderly and cognitive effects.
Merel Keijzer's research will be conducted at the Center for Language and Cognition Groningen (CLCG), with the Neurolinguistics and Language Development research group. She is also involved in the activities of the research institute Behavioral and Cognitive Neurosciences (BCN) and the Landelijke Onderzoekschool Taalwetenschap, LOT (National Research School for Linguistics).
Bert Cornelius was world-famous in Groningen for illustrating the Mussengang serial, which appeared on the back cover of the Groningen university newspaper every week from August 1984 until June 1995. As part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of...
13 September marks the 25th anniversary of rapper 2Pac’s death, following an assassination attempt. 2Pac went down in history as the Che Guevara of hip hop. 13 September is also the date on which Steven Gilbers will be awarded his doctorate. His...
In his PhD thesis Pieter Boonstra has shown that the collatio was not simply a top-down communication of knowledge: instead, visitors were actively involved in the process as well.
The UG website uses functional and anonymous analytics cookies. Please answer the question of whether or not you want to accept other cookies (such as tracking cookies).
If no choice is made, only basic cookies will be stored. More information